10 ECSince I started Could I Have That six plus years ago, I’ve only shared the different aspects of my lifestyle and different found images that brought a dose of inspiration to it. But what sparks my love for style the most is usually the friends and people I meet that are doing, wearing, making, living and cooking up something amazing. I’m excited to announce a new series, Style Profile, where I’ll be taking you inside the homes and lifestyles of some friends who I can’t help but look up to. They’ve got it dialed in when it comes to designing their world and enjoying it.

My friend and fellow Santa Barbara resident Elizabeth Colling (also seen here) most definitely falls into this category. The pastry chef and food stylist/editor is quite possibly the most effortlessly graceful person I know with an impressive resume to boot—trained in Paris, a pastry chef at Spago’s and an editor for Martha Stewart Weddings. Click to read more >

CIHT_2.2.16_043Every year at the start of February our sleepy little beach town turns into a Hollywood scene for the Santa Barbara International Film Festival. Spotlights light up the sky and there’s a buzz around town not to mention a boatload of good flicks and parties. UGG Australia invited us to attend this year and we gladly accepted. Being a born and bred Santa Barbara local I pride myself in knowing some of the best stops for food, shopping and sweet treats of course, so I thought I’d share a little diary of our SBIFF experience. Click to read more >

pop-of-pink-could-i-have-that-freshly-pickedWhen I first designed Elin’s room (seen here) it was as neutral as could be. Since we didn’t know whether we were having a boy or a girl at the time I went with white, wheat and touches of slate gray. It felt so serene, soft and tranquil every time we walked in, I absolutely loved it. Click to read more >